Choice of the suitable respirator

 

 Liquid and solid aerosol contaminants

  FFP1  

  FFP2  

  FFP3  

 Asbestos

 

 

X

 Clay

X

 

 

 Concrete

 

X

 

 Calcium carbonate

X

 

 

 Silicon carbide

 

X

 

 Cellulose

X

 

 

 Cement

 

X

 

 Cotton

X

 

 

 Chrome

 

 

X

 Flour

X

 

 

 Metal fume

 

 

X

 Chalk

 

X

 

 Black lead

 

X

 

 Plaster

 

X

 

 Glass wool

 

 

X

 Hard wood

 

 

X

 Manganese

 

X

 

 Vegetables and mineral oils

X

 

 

 Dust pesticides

 

 

X

 Stone

X

 

 

 Lead

 

 

X

 Platinum

 

 

X

 Flower-dust

X

 

 

 Mineral wool dust

 

 

X

 Metal dust

 

X

 

 Copper

 

 

X

 Rust

X

 

 

 Silica

 

 

X

 Soda

 

X

 

Plaster

X

   

 Talc

 

X

 

 Vanadium

 

X

 

 Paint dust

 

X

 

 

This informative material simply serves as a guide and is valid only as support to choose the PPE.

It is the employer’s responsibility to make a careful assessment of the risks, in presence of harmful substances or in case of predictable risks for health and safety and consequently choose the proper device.

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